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Society Sun, Jul 30, 2017

Coastguard rescues 149 African migrants in Strait of...

RAFTS carrying over 40 migrants have been intercepted in the Strait of Gibraltar and 149 Africans rescued, the coastguard revealed this morning (Sunday). Five barely-seaworthy sailing boats were spotted between 05.00...

Society Tue, Aug 19, 2014

Mother of lone baby on African toy boat traced

THE mother of a 10-month-old baby who travelled to Spain alone on a toy boat from Morocco has been traced. She and the infant's father reportedly became involved in a confrontation with border police on the coast of...

Society Sun, Dec 25, 2011

Feeding the 500: Kind-hearted restaurateur makes sure...

A RESTAURANT-OWNER in Lepe (Huelva) cooked up and handed out free Christmas Eve meals to hundreds of immigrants living in shanty towns in the outskirts. Patrocinio Mora does this every year on Christmas Eve, starting at...

Society Mon, Nov 8, 2010

First pictures of 10-year-old mum published

THE first photographs of 10-year-old mum Elena Chiritescu have been published by British broadsheet, the Daily Mail. She appears alongside her baby girl's father, 13-year-old Gheorghe Mecic, her cousin. They lived...

Society Mon, Sep 1, 2008

Off-duty officer rescues shipwrecked pair

An off-duty Guardia Civil officer stationed in Algeciras rescued a father and son whose newly-acquired motor launch sank around three miles from Tarifa yesterday afternoon. It was around 5pm when the officer, who was on...